2012-12-05 E-Edition

Peace Poster Contest winner

Greasepit Grammar

Eek! Bachman eked out a win!

Back when copy editors wore green eye shades and wielded soft-lead pencils, misused homophones rarely sneaked into print (and never snuck in). An old-time copy editor would have yelled “Eke!” upon coming across this sentence in the Huffington Post: “But the Minnesotan [Michelle Bachman] barely clung on to her seat in the 2012 election, eeking out a win by just […]

Holiday cookies for giving

The perfect holiday sweets for an old-fashioned swap with friends. Christmas Fruit Drops 2 1/2 cupsall-purpose flour1 teaspoon bakingsoda1/2 teaspoon salt1 cup (2 sticks) butteror margarine, softened3/4 cupgranulated sugar1/2 cup (packed)dark brown sugar1 teaspoonvanilla extract3 large eggs2 cups toastedrice cereal1 cup walnuts, toastedand coarsely chopped1/2 cup red candiedcherries, coarselychopped1/2 cup green candiedcherries, coarselychopped1 1/2 cups whitechocolate chips 1. Preheat oven […]

Thomasville parade, events

Held in historic downtown, Saturday, Dec. 1

Coffeeville Christmas Parade

Saturday, Dec. 1

Youngsters harvest nice deer

Clarke County sweeps Choctaw County

Both of the varsity squads from Clarke County enjoyed big wins over the visiting Tigers of Choctaw County last Thursday night in Grove Hill. In the opener the Lady Bulldogs dropped a hammer on the Lady Tigers 64- 8. Rachel Brownlee had 13 points, five rebounds and two assists. LaJessica Rivers added 11 points, five rebounds, four steals and three […]

ALA-TOM gives to HIPPY

Clarke Records

Marriage license applicationsTerry Savalas Houston, to Letitia Renae Dumas.Matthew Wilson Younge, to Lesley Alison Parden.Ferrell B. Mills, to Linda E. Dobbs.Marriage license applications are just that—applicationsfor licenses, not necessarily actual marriages. Property deeds listedNov. 14-16Johnnie Newsome, to John Darrell Newsome.Clarence C. Hoven, to Larry P. Harrell.Sherita Ely Gradley, to James E. Deshler III.The Bank of New York Mellon, to Timothy […]